Ancient India GK Questions and Answers

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 05


1. Modern Indo-Aryan languages are based on an ancient language called
    (A) Hindi
    (B) Sanskrit
    (C) Kannada
    (D) Tamil

2. Kanishka was
    (A) The king of Kushan dynasty
    (B) A great conqueror but later became a follower of Buddha
    (C) The only ruler of India whose territory extended up to central Asia
    (D) All of the above

3. The last Hindu king who party succeeded in establishing "Hindu Swaraj" was
    (A) Chhatrapati Shivaji
    (B) Akbar, the Great
    (C) Chandragupta Maurya
    (D) Bahadurshah Zafar Khan

4. The king of Macedonia, who conquered most of Asia Minor and defeated Porus (India) in 327 BC was
    (A) Adolf Hitler
    (B) Alexander the Great
    (C) Chandragupta Maurya
    (D) Christopher Columbus

5. The last ruler of the Mughal dynasty was
    (A) Babur
    (B) Bahadurshah Zafar
    (C) Akbar
    (D) None of the above

6. What is the Indus valley culture called Harappan culture?
    (A) The first discovery comes from Harappa
    (B) It was first discovery by a person called Harappa
    (C) Harappa is the biggest site discovered so far
    (D) Most of the valuable remains have come from Harappa

7. Todar Mal was
    (A) Revenue minister in the court of Akbar
    (B) One of the nine gems in the court of Akbar
    (C) Known for his reforms in policies of land revenue during Akbar's reign
    (D) All of the above

8. Fa-hien visited India in
    (A) 750-890 A.D.
    (B) 750-765 A.D.
    (C) 311-495 A.D.
    (D) 399-411 A.D.

9. The magnificent temple at “Halebid (or Halebidu)” was established by the
    (A) Rayas
    (B) Hoysalas (King Veera Ballala II)
    (C) Cholas
    (D) Pandyas

10. Which language of India belongs to Dravidian family?
    (A) Languages of Northern India
    (B) Languages of Southern India
    (C) Languages of Eastern India
    (D) Languages of Western India

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